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Layover Pyramids, Citadel & Coptic Cairo

 
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Layover Pyramids, Citadel & Coptic Cairo
Duration: 08 Hours
Type: Private Tour
Run: Every Day
Pick up & drop off: From Cairo International Airport
Guiding method: Live Guide
Guide Language: English, French & German

Layover Pyramids, Citadel & Coptic Cairo we will pick you up from airport and begin your guided tour in Giza to visit Pyramids and Sphinx monument. Next step visit Citadel and Mohammed Ali Mosque.Coptic Cairo will visit Hanging Church, Greek Church of St. George, Church of St. Sergius and St. Barbara’s Church.

Highlights
Cairo: Great Pyramids of Giza – Sphinx Monument – Citadel – Mohammed Ali Mosque – Coptic Cairo

Layover Pyramids, Citadel & Coptic Cairo
Our Min Travel Representative meet & assist you at Cairo international Airport and transfer from Airport to begin your guided tour in Giza to visit the legendary majestic Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerionos – also known as the Great Pyramids of Giza. You will see firsthand why these spectacular man-made monuments are known as one of the seven wonders of the world. While visiting the Pyramids this is a perfect time to ride a camel (optional) and capture your experience in a photograph!

When we finish exploring the Great Pyramids our next stop is a visit to the Sphinx monument; guarding the royal burial chambers and temple of Cheops.

Next step Islamic Cairo – we start at the Citadel fortress with a visit to the Mohammed Ali Mosque (the alabaster mosque). The Citadel that was built by Salah-El-Din in the 12th Century and was the seat of power for the following 700 years. On the premises is the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali, one of the landmarks of Cairo whose minaret can be seen from any part of the city. The Mohammed Ali mosque was built in Turkish style, very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey.

Our next stop is in Coptic Cairo home of some of the oldest Christian churches in the world and retrace the steps where Mary and Joseph walked thousands of years ago. We will visit the Hanging Church, also known as El Muallaqa that was dedicated to the Virgin Mary and it was believed to have been built at the end of the 3rd century. Built on the outer wall you will see the Greek Church of St. George. Following is a visit to the Church of St. Sergius, a perfect example of Coptic churches and monasteries. It was founded at the end of the 4th century and it stands on a crypt that is said to have sheltered the holy family during their flight from Egypt.

Our tour will concludes with a visit to the St. Barbara’s Church that was built between the 4th and 5th centuries. It has preserved ruins of Saint John.
At the end of the day transfer you to Cairo international Airport.

Tour Include
Round trip transfers By private Air Condition Vehicle
Pick up services from Cairo Airport & return
All entrance fees for sightseeing mention in program
01 full day tour in Cairo including Pyramids, Citadel & Old Coptic Cairo
All service charges and taxes
Private Licensed Egyptologist guide
Lunch at local Restaurant During tour
A Bottle of water

Tour Exclude
Visitor’s VISA *obtain upon arrival at airport for USD 25.- per person
Camel or Horse ride at pyramids cost USD 05.- per person
Entrance to the inside of the Great Pyramids USD 17.- per person
Entrance to the inside of the Middle Pyramids USD 05.– per person
Solar Boat – near the Pyramids USD 05.- per person
Entrance to the Coptic Museum USD 05.- per person
Personal expense
Any item or service not mentioned
Tipping

Rates are per Person.
All A/M rates are in US Dollars.
The Summer offer valid from 01.05.2017 till 30.09.2017
The Winter offer valid from 01.10.2017 till 30.04.2018

Child 0 – 5.99 is free of charge
Child 06 – 11.99 cost USD 25.- per child.
Child up 12 y pays full charge as adult person.